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Youth Suicide Prevention Committee – Together to Live

Congratulations to the Sarnia-Lambton Youth Suicide Prevention Committee on the production of this video. Created to showcase youth reflecting on their experiences and what it means to be engaged, they share stories about joining the committee and the positive impact it has had on their lives. The Sarnia-Lambton Youth Suicide Prevention Committee formed as an… Read more »

125 ‘We Care Packages’ Distributed for Youth Mental Health

Many local agencies care deeply about youth mental health. Together, they are trying to create a supportive and safe community, especially for youth with thoughts of suicide, who enter the mental health care system in Sarnia Lambton. The distribution of “We Care Packages” is one way to show youth that they matter. The Sarnia Lambton… Read more »

“We Care”Packages at Bluewater Health

We’ve been busy!  Thanks to a grant from the Ministry of Child and Youth Services with Together To Live, we have been able to compile and distribute over 150 “We Care” packages to the emergency department for individuals needing support at the Bluewater Health Emergency Department. For more details on the project, check out this article. If… Read more »

Suicide Prevention Committee and County of Lambton Partnership

We are excited to announce a new partnership with the County of Lambton! For their annual spring training, each staff member of the County of Lambton EMS will be receiving safeTALK training to help them to better serve the patients they see as well as their coworkers and loved ones around them who may be… Read more »

World Health Organization Releases First Global Report on Suicide

Prior to World Suicide Prevention Day 2014, the WHO released a global report on suicide detailing information on suicide from 60 countries but less than half of those countries have a national strategy.  The report, called Preventing Suicide: A global imperative, states that over 800 000 people worldwide die by suicide, that’s 1 person every 40 seconds. … Read more »